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'''Jorge Francisco Isidoro Luis Borges Acevedo''' Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire|KBE (;[http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/borges Borges profile]. ''Random House Webster's Unabridged Dictionary''; accessed 1 April 2016. ; 24 August 1899 – 14 June 1986) was an Argentine short-story writer, essayist, poet and translator, and a key figure in Spanish literature|Spanish-language literature. His best-known books, ''Ficciones'' (''Fictions'') and ''The Aleph (short story collection)|El Aleph'' (''The Aleph''), published in the 1940s, are compilations of short stories interconnected by common themes, including dreams, labyrinths, libraries, mirrors, fictional writers, philosophy, and religion. Borges' works have contributed to philosophical literature and the fantasy genre. Critic Ángel Flores, the first to use the term magical realism to define a genre that reacted against the dominant...
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Birth nameJorge Francisco Isidoro Luis Borges Acevedo
Birth date{{birth date|df=yes|1899|8|24}}
Birth placeBuenos Aires, Argentina
Death date{{death date and age|df=yes|1986|6|14|1899|8|24}}
Death placeGeneva, Switzerland
OccupationWriter, poet, philosopher, translator, editor, critic, librarian
NationalityArgentine
SignatureJorge Luis Borges firma.svg
RelativesLeonor Acevedo Suarez (mother)
Norah Borges (sister)}}
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